24 hours x 7 days = 168
8 hours sleep x 7 days = 56
168 – 56 = 112 hours
112 hours – 40 working = 72 hours
72 – 10 for commute/shower = 62
So that means you have 62 hours a week to work on building something amazing. You decide what you do with those 62 hours.
Before I quit my corporate job, every single one of those hours had to have PURPOSE or else I was never going to make it.
I started sleeping less so gain time to workout, read, and journal.
I stopped playing video games, stopped drinking, quit TV, and all I did was work on my blog cause I knew that either it would be my way out or that the knowledge I gained would get me out.
And I was right.
I missed a large chunk of Boston’s life, Journeys almost fired me, I lost touch with every friend I had, I went to parties and snuck off to build my blog on my phone in the other room…
but look at what I have now.
I’d do it 4 times longer than I did to get here.
And that’s just to get it started! Once it’s built it takes even more effort to scale.
But that’s ME. You have to find your path and “balance”.
There was one time when a dear friend told me that I was lucky cause of how big The Jump Off was getting.
We were on the phone, and I remember EXACTLY where I was when she said it.
I just smiled cause I knew what she meant, but in my head I was like…LUCKY?? Lol no, no.
That was the moment when I decided I had to figure out how to document my work ethic actually.
I look like an overnight success but I did more than anyone will ever know.
Don’t try to be me. Be you!
But just know this entrepreneur thing is closer to the story I just told and not what you see on Instagram.
If you don’t love it, you can’t make it. It’s too fucking hard.
But if you find enjoyment in the difficulty then you WILL make it.